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History of the Trinity College Crest

The Legacy of the Lion, the Three Crowns, the Cross, and the Shield The Lion – hovering atop the Shield, the Three Crowns, and the Cross. Roaring Red, Glorious Gold and Brilliant Blue – etched throughout in colorful fashion. The Scholastic Scroll – bearing a scroll of wisdom. The great Abraham Lincoln once said “Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it. The tree is the real  [ Read More ]

Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results for 2017

Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results of the 2017 Rugby Season: This post will be updated as soon as match details for the 2nd Round become available. The 73rd Bradby Shield 2017: 20th of May : 1st Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter – Trinity Rugby Stadium, Pallekelle, Kandy 3rd of June : 2nd Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter -Royal Sports Complex, Colombo   Trinity Rugby 2017 Team: Image by Amila Alahakoon      Trinity College  [ Read More ]

Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results for 2016

Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results of the 2016 Rugby Season: The 72nd Bradby Shield 2016: 30th of April : 1st Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter – Royal Sports Complex, Colombo 14th May : 2nd Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter – Trinity Rugby Stadium, Pallekelle, Kandy  Trinity College Rugby 1st XV Team:  Photo by: Amila Alahakoon      Trinity College Rugby Montage Video:   This post will be updated as soon as match  [ Read More ]

It is a public secret that Trinity College will see a new principal from the start of the academic year in 2016. The individual who will be at the helm of one of the leading education institutions in Sri Lanka is the well acclaimed educationist, Mr.Andrew Fowler-Watt. Mr. Fowler-Watt is no stranger to our island nation, having served our shores in the capacity of Principal at Colombo International School and  [ Read More ]

The legacy of Ken de Joodt

Trinity College Rugby skipper of both 1957 and 1958, Rugby Lionsman Kandy, Up Country, Low Country Havies, Uva and All Ceylon rugby player Ken de Joodt is no more. He was 76 years at the time of his death. Ken will also be fondly remembered for being the sixth consecutive Trinity rugby skipper to win the blue riband of schools rugby – the much coveted Bradby Shield in 1957, the  [ Read More ]

It is with great pleasure that we announce the winners of the TCKOBABC Scholarships for the 2015 academic year. Duncan White Memorial Scholarship awarded to Ishan Jayathilaka. Dr. Senaka Bibile Memorial Scholarship awarded to Andrew Ratnayake.  We would like to thank all the students that applied and wish to note that it was a tough decision due to the number of strong candidates. The final decision was based on the weighting of the key  [ Read More ]

Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results for 2015

Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results of the 2015 Rugby Season: The 71st Bradby Shield 2015: 09th May : 1st Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter -Trinity Rugby Stadium, Pallekelle, Kandy 24th May : 2nd Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter – Royal Sports Complex, Colombo  Trinity College Rugby 1st XV Team:  Photo by: Amila Alahakoon      Trinity College Rugby Montage Video:     This post will be updated as soon as match  [ Read More ]

Trinity College Kandy Old Boys Association British Columbia Canada is accepting applications for the 2015 academic year for the following scholarships. Duncan White Memorial Scholarship Dr. Senaka Bibile Memorial Scholarship A scholarship will cover the cost of school fees. The basic requirements are; Currently enrolled as an Advanced Level student at Trinity College Kandy. Is in good academic standing in Grade 11-13. Have a minimum of eight (8) A’s in  [ Read More ]

David Shillingford Paynter, son of missionary parents, was born in Almora, U.P., North of India, on 5th March 1900. His father was English and “Country” and his mother Sinhalese, of a Southern Sri Lankan family. He was educated at Breeks memorial school, a school for the children of missionaries, in South India, Ooty and at Trinity College, Kandy, Sri Lanka. (David and big brother Arnold) Arnold very studious and a  [ Read More ]

When the same team wins a prestigious shield four years in a row, one simply cannot just attribute it to luck or any other superstitious factor. The consecutive wins prove determination, focus and drive from the team, officials and the coach. Suffice it to say, all of these factors have to be in sync in order to reach the ultimate goal. In this high octane game, one man stands out  [ Read More ]

 
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